Resources About Disability

These resources are here to help our culture understand the nature of disabilities, the assistive technologies used by our students with disabilities, and what universal methods can be used to make our efforts inclusive in all areas.  Please submit resources that you think would be helpful to the CSU culture.


CSU Chancellor's Office, 2006, varied lengths. 8 stories told by CSU students with disabilities about their experience of accessibility in the classroom.   Contact: the Accessible Technology Initiative.

This career video series features deaf professionals that achieved their goals through hard work, education and positive thinking.  Van Nguyen, from CSU Northridge, a Technology Specialist at the National Center on Deafness, is featured as one of the professionals.  The videos won many awards and is an excellent resource for both students with disabilities as well as faculty wanting to understand more about deaf students.  This series can be ordered from PepNet.

  • Disability Etiquette & Accessible Events: Weaving an Accessible Welcome Mat  This Webinar was presented July 27, 2009 by Deborah Kaplan, CSU Chancellor's Office, Paul Longmore San Francisco State, and Tari Hartman Squire, EIN SOF Communicaions, Inc.
  • The Webinar                         The PowerPoint  

  • Disability Awareness Media Training  This Webinar was presented August 3, 2009 by Deborah Kaplan, CSU Chancellor's Office, Paul Longmore, San Francisco State, and Tari Harmean Squire, EIN SOF Communications, Inc.

    The Webinar                                     The PowerPoint